Weather apps gaining popularity

MGN Online
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 10:38am

Millions of Americans live in areas that are often threatened by severe weather. If you are one of them, or if you just want to track potential weather hazards, there are some award winning apps out there.

The list of apps was published in Travel and Leisure Magazine. The first is called "Dark Sky". The app offers up-to-the-minute precipitation forecasts, including animated global weather information.

"Ultraweather" is great for folks who prefer pictures of weather data. The app uses instagram photos to illustrate weather forecasts.

"Voodoo Skies" may catch the idea of folks who want to track severe weather trends, as this app allows you to compare current forecasts with historical data.

"Wundermap" is a tool from the forecast folks at weather underground. That one is map-based. And for those who want to know what's happening in their area, "weatherpro" pulls data from two million sources worldwide and offers very detailed local weather reports

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